News and Events - On Sale Today - Furniture and Cabinetmaking - Issue 244

Thursday 2 October 2014

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In issue 224 of Furniture & Cabinetmaking we have lots for you to enjoy. In our 'Projects & Techniques' section, Stephen Hogbin shows us how to made the Ker Chair; Marco Terenzi explains his technique for producing perfect joints at 1/4 scale; Lonnie Bird explains how to design and carve embellishments for furniture; Derek Jones talks finger jointing and Charles Mak reveals six helpful tricks for traditional woodworkers.

In 'Design & Inspiration' we have the first of our new 'Our Correspondent' series, which sees Kieran Binnie discussing hand tool heritage; Warwickshire College get three firsts this summer as they join up with New English Workshop to host a unique teaching experience; Mark Harrell looks at the life and achievements of Henry Disston; F&C go behind the scenes as Lee Valley prepare to launch their most audacious project yet; Amber Bailey reports from New Designers 2014; Paul Mayon talks to Canadian hand tool woodworker Tom Fidgen and we look at some late 19th-century French side cabinets in Under the Hammer.

As well as all this, we also have 'Leader' from the Editor; 'News & Events'; 'F&CUK & readers' letters; 'Editor's round-up' and 'Workshop library', where we have a number of furniture-related reads that we think you'll enjoy, as well as our website of the month.

All this and more in issue 224 of F&C. If you would like to download a digital version of the magazine, you can do so now and save up to 45%. The digital version is available for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Click here for more information.